JN Bank Customers Enjoy an Evening of Wine and Pottery

Observer on July 14th, 2018 | File Under Lifestyle -

It was a delightful evening of wine, hors d’oeuvres and pottery as the JN Bank hosted its Design Your Mortgage (DYM) Corporate Mingle at a “Sip and Clay” session, held at the JN Fund Manager’s headquarters in New Kingston, recently.The event was part of JN Bank’s efforts to sensitise customers to its most recent mortgage financing options, under the DYM campaign.

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Pageant Glam - Empowerment Through Beauty

Observer on July 14th, 2018 | File Under Lifestyle -

The history of pageants in Jamaica dates back many decades to the days as a British colony where the winner of the Miss Jamaica beauty contest was rewarded with a trip to compete at Miss World, whilst the first runner-up went on to compete at Miss Universe. Of note, however, is that Miss Jamaica 1964 Mitzie Constantine was selected to compete at Miss Universe 1964 with her runner-up Erica Cooke becoming Jamaica’s representative at Miss World 1964. Whether you are a fan of beauty…

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The proof’s in the pudding — Something for everyone at KGN Kitchen

Observer on July 14th, 2018 | File Under Lifestyle -

After a two-year hiatus, KGN Kitchen returned on Saturday, July 7, with a night market held at Hope Gardens. The brainchild of Leisha Wong, Melanie Miller and Jacqui Sinclair, the bazaar satisfied various tastes. Families, executives, foreign visitors, young cool kids, celebs and the social media-obsessed, all found something that appealed to their sensibilities.

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JHTA endorses Tourism Workers’ Pension Scheme

Observer on July 14th, 2018 | File Under Observer News -

THE Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association (JHTA) yesterday said it fully supports and endorses the proposed Tourism Workers’ Pension Scheme announced by the Ministry of Tourism.

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PM reassures Petrojam staff

Observer on July 14th, 2018 | File Under Observer News -

PRIME Minister Andrew Holness yesterday met with staff at the embattled Petrojam oil refinery on Marcus Garvey Drive in St Andrew to offer reassurance about the future of the company and emphasise the importance of adhering to policy.

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Revoked!

Observer on July 14th, 2018 | File Under Observer News -

HEAD of the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) Shane Dalling announced yesterday that the regulator has revoked more than seven licences from individuals connected to a March incident in Manchester in which a gun-making machine was found.The machine was reportedly discovered when the authority carried out a probe into a matter in which more than 100,000 rounds of ammunition were requested by nine firearm licensees.

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Specialised units at Spanish Town Hospital for expectant moms, babies

Observer on July 14th, 2018 | File Under Observer News -

HIGH-RISK expectant mothers and their babies will soon be able to comfortably access care at the Spanish Town Hospital, with the construction of two high-dependency units (HDUs) at the facility.

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KingAlarm not worried about being sued

Observer on July 14th, 2018 | File Under Observer News -

KINGALARM Managing Director John Azar on Thursday declared that he is not the least bit fazed by the possibility of a lawsuit from the businessman who was seen in a recent viral video being smacked in the face and kicked in the head by two of the company’s security guards.

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World’s ugliest dog dead at age 9

Observer on July 14th, 2018 | File Under Observer News -

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Zsa Zsa’s 15 minutes in the limelight are over: The copiously drooling English bulldog named the “World’s Ugliest Dog” just weeks ago has died.The nine-year-old canine died in her sleep Tuesday morning, owner Megan Brainard of Anoka, Minnesota, told US media.

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Ocho Rios Fishing Village no longer ‘unsightly’

Observer on July 14th, 2018 | File Under Observer News -

OCHO RIOS, St Ann — The transformed Ocho Rios Fishing Village was officially opened on Thursday, with scores of people describing the new look as world-class.Those who attended the opening ceremony admired the architectural design and building, which is expected to be a major pull for both locals and tourists in Ocho Rios.

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